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Police Officer Peter Vincent McDonald

Brookside Village Police Department, Texas

End of Watch Friday, March 1, 1985

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Reflections for Police Officer Peter Vincent McDonald

Rest in peace Officer McDonald.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

February 27, 2020

Heroes live forever, Officer McDonald, and we will never forget. Thank you for the sacrifice you made for the citizens of Brookside Village and the great State of Texas.

Greater Houston C.O.P.S.

March 1, 2013

Remembering you on Veteran's Day.


November 10, 2012

Your heroism and service is honored today, the 27th anniversary of your death. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

I pray for solace for those who love and remember you. Your family is in my heart's embrace. Thanks to your daughter for sharing her memories and devotion to you. IRest In Peace

Phyllis Loya
Mom of fallen California Officer Larry Lasater, Pittsburg PD, eow 4/24/05

March 1, 2012

Your commitment and sacrifice are not forgotten. Thank you so much.

Greater Houston C.O.P.S.

March 1, 2012

My heart aches for all who have missed having you in their lives. You are not forgotten.

Thank you for your sacrifice.

Constable Amanda Pandolfi #1249
York Regional Police, Ontario Canada

March 1, 2011

You are remembered today and thank you Sir for your service and dedication. You are a hero just by the profession you chose. God Bless you and all those that love you.


February 22, 2008

"The Badge"

He starts his shift each day
To respond to calls unknown.
He drives a marked patrol car.
A police officer he is known.

He's paid by the citizens' taxes
To make it safe on the streets.
But he usually has a second job
'Cause a waitress has his salary beat.

Now he doesn't know a holiday
'Cause he works all year round.
And when Thanksgiving and Christmas finally arrive
At his home he cannot be found.

He's cursed and assaulted often,
The one whos blood runs blue.
He seldom ever gets a thanks,
To some he's just a fool.

His friends are always other cops
'Cause people just don't understand
That underneath his badge and gun,
He's just another man.

He knows there might not be a tomorrow
In this world of drugs and crime.
And he gets so mad at the court system
'Cause the crooks don't get any time.

And each day when he leaves for work,
He prays to God above.
Please bring me home after my shift
So I can see the ones I love.

But tonight he stops a speeding car,
He's alone down this ole' highway.
It's just a little traffic infraction.
He does it everyday.

Well, he walks up to the driver's window,
And his badge is shining bright.
He asked the guy for a driver's license,
When a shot rang through the night.

Yes, the bullet hit its mark,
Striking the officer in the chest.
But the Department's budget didn't buy
Each officer a bullet-proof vest.

So he lay on the ground bleeding.
His blood wasn't blue - His blood was red.
And briefly he thought of his loved ones
'Cause in a moment the officer was dead.

In the news they told the story
Of how this officer had died.
And some who listened cared less,
But those who loved him cried.

Well, they buried him in uniform
With his badge pinned on his chest.
He even had his revolver,
He died doing his best.

Written By:
David L. Bell
Richland County Sheriff's Department
Columbia, South Carolina
Used with Special Permission of the Author
Copyright © 1999 - All Rights Reserved
and may not be duplicated without permission

Investigator David L Bell
Richland County Sheriff's Dept., Columbia, SC

January 31, 2008

RIP fellow brother in blue. You are a true hero, my prayers are with you and your family.

Cpl J. Green
Manvel PD, Texas

October 28, 2007

Dad, 21 years ago seems like yesterday. You are missed. I hope that my life choices honor you. Thanks for watching over us.


March 1, 2006

Rest in Peace Sir.

March 1, 2006

Rest easy, Brother; you are not forgotten.

Monroe Co. Sheriff Dept. Bloomington, In.l

March 1, 2004

You will not be forgotten.

E.M. Bruss #2181 - Police Officer
V.A. Campus Police - Houston

Eric Bruss #2181 - Police Officer
V.A. Campus Police (Houston)

October 20, 2003

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